Masai Cow Horn Snuff Box

Unidentified Maasai (Masai) maker


collected 1973

Cow horn, hide, and beads

Overall: 7 7/8 in. (20 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Cynthia Saranec, Class of 1973W



Place Made: Eastern Africa, Africa


20th century

Object Name

Personal Gear

Research Area


Not on view


Collected by Cynthia Ross Saranec (Livermore), Mayer's estate and Kedong Masai Manyatta Rift Valley,30 miles from Nairobi, Kenya, July 1973; given to present collection, 1973.

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